• Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Aug. 19 OPEN DOOR 2:02 a.m. – Officer dispatched to 1703 W. Currier St. in reference to an open door. ALARM 2:03…

  • Arian Fuentez

    Artesia police seeking missing teen

    The Artesia Police Department is seeking the public’s help in locating a missing teen. Arian Fuentez, 16, a sophomore, at Artesia High School, was last…

  • 8-18-Wreck

    Wreck occurs during standoff

    It was a busy evening to say the least for Artesia Police Department officers Wednesday as, while the department was working to apprehend the suspect…

  • (Teresa Lemon - Daily Press)

    Synchronized perching

    A pair of vultures appears to be fine-tuning an Olympic routine in this photo taken on Dayton Road. The two were initially perched quietly but…

  • Caverns celebrates 100 years of National Parks with free admission days Aug. 25-28

    Carlsbad Caverns National Park, home to one of the world’s most prominent caverns, is celebrating the National Park Service’s 100th anniversary with week-long events Aug.…

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Aug. 18 LOUD MUSIC 5:13 a.m. – Officer dispatched to South 20th Street and West Richardson Avenue in reference to loud music.…

  • Artesia Police Department officers wait in the alley behind the home on Washington Avenue between 11th and 12th streets this evening as they work to apprehend the suspect, who had barricaded himself inside. (Brienne Green - Daily Press)

    Suspect taken into custody following shooting incident

    A suspect was taken into custody after briefly barricading himself inside a local home following a shooting incident this afternoon. Cmdr. Lindell Smith of the…

  • Artesia man sentenced for trafficking, firearms violations

    Joe Anthony Reza, 33, of Artesia, was sentenced today in federal court in Las Cruces for his conviction on federal firearms and drug trafficking offenses.…

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Aug. 17 SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE 4:25 a.m. – Officer dispatched to Jaycee Park in reference to a suspicious vehicle. Aug. 16 ARREST 12:56…

  • Public Forum: Global warming is not going to go away

    TO THE EDITOR: A few months ago I read on my smart phone that scientists have predicted that by seven hundred years from now our…